Mullet Roe (fresh Or Dried) Recipe

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Mullet Roe (Fresh or Dried)

Sherard Lewis

By
@Islandgirl285

Another Harkers Island tradition courtesy of David Yeomans.

This recipe is for jumping mullet not sea mullet.


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Serves:

Varies

Prep:

3 Hr

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

jumping mullet roe
salt
clean piece of plywood

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Lightly salt FRESH ROE. Put small amout of cooking in a frying pan. Add roe; cover. Cook slowly on medium or low heat. Keep turning until thoroughly cooked.
2
To dry roe: Salt roe heavy. Leave salted for three hours. Wash out roe and place on a clean board. Press roe; place board in the sun. Turn roe occasionally - repeat process until roe is completely dry. Drying time will vary to suit individual preference. Bake roe in oven, or eat "as is", if desired.
3
To freeze roe: Salt roe heavy. Leave salted for 3 hours. Rinse salt from roe; wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Freeze individually - roe will be in pairs. To cook, use directions for fresh roe.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #Seafood, #mullet, #roe